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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, June 16

3:54 PM MDT | June 16, 2011 | By VINCENT VALK

Editor's note: I will be out of the office tomorrow, so here's an early, if abbreviated, news round-up.
This Week on CW:
At Chemspec 2011 in Geneva, fine chemicals makers say they are experiencing growth in agricultural chemicals.
The U.S. government has added formaldehyde and styrene to its list of carcinogens, in a move widely criticized by industry.
DAK Americas, a subsidiary of Mexico's Grupo Alfa, has agreed to acquire Wellman's PET business for $185 million.
Around the Web:
A Republican U.S. senator is questioning the legality of EPA's industrial boiler rules, in The Hill's E2-Wire.
Greek debt is now the lowest-rated sovereign debt in the world, at lest in the eyes of Standard & Poor's, Reuters reports.

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